Woodworking Tools and Woodworking Machinery Article Archives

Bosch adds PS50 Multi-X oscillating tool

Thursday, 04 December 2008 15:21

Bosch Power Tools and Accessories released its PS50 Multi-X oscillating tool in October; a small cordless unit designed for cutting, sawing and sanding tasks, powered by a 12-volt Max Litheon battery, Bosch’s proprietary battery system. The combination tool is suited for cutting softwood, hardwood, drywall, plastic and metals; sanding; scraping; sawing; buffing or polishing a variety of other materials. Bosch designed the tool specifically for the professional market.



Laguna combo machine pulls quintuple duty

Tuesday, 04 November 2008 17:08

Laguna Tools introduced 20 new machines at IWF 2008 in Atlanta, including a five-function 5' sliding combination machine that features a table saw, 12" planer, 12" jointer, shaper and mortiser — all in a 6' x 5' footprint.



JET adds oscillating feature to sander

Wednesday, 05 November 2008 00:00

For many years, wide belt sanders have had an oscillating feature, and now product developers at JET Tools have taken that a step further. The result, which JET rolled out at IWF 2008 in August, is a new cabinet version of its open-end drum sander, model 22-44OSC, with a patent-pending 1" left-to-right oscillating feature.



Grizzly adds 10" combo jointer/planer

Tuesday, 28 October 2008 17:15

Grizzly Industrial introduced a 10" jointer/planer combination machine at IWF 2008 that is designed for production applications. The jointer accommodates material up to 10-1/4" wide, and the planer has a work-piece capacity of 10" wide and 8-1/4" thick.



Bessey’s K Body REVO is bigger, stronger

Tuesday, 04 November 2008 16:56

Bessey Tools introduced its new K Body Revo at IWF 2008, a new and improved version of the company’s original K Body woodworking clamp. The Revo offers a 30 percent increase in clamping surface, up to 1,500 lbs. of clamping force, a large comfort grip handle, and quickly converts to a spreader, according to the clamp maker.



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